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Year 8 Computing Curriculum

Key topics to be taught this year:

Autumn Term

Topic

Further details about the topic

1&2

Fusion programming and graphics.

The students move on to more advanced software (Macromedia) and develop skills in graphics and animation.

Spring Term

 

 

1&2

Fusion programming and graphics.

Using professional software, the students design, build and test their own website and examine Internet technologies

Summer Term

 

 

1&2

Programming development and system life cycle.

Use Gamemaker to develop programming skills to a high level and the basics of software development.

Assessments:

Autumn Term

Topic

Type of Assessment

CAT 1

Fusion programming.

Folder assessment.

CAT 2

Fusion, Graphics, animation and multimedia.

Folder assessment.

Main Resources:

Resource

Details 

Term 

Recommended websites

www.teach-ict.co.uk

http://scratch.mit.edu/

All

Enrichment opportunities:

Activity or trip

Day and time or term

Lunchtime Rm9  - Open for general computer use

Tue-Thu

 

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